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  Topic: Question for Mr.Darnton
Linden

Replies: 15
Views: 15064

PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:34 pm   Subject: Question for Mr.Darnton
Thanks Michael for your reply. I bought a couple billets of Lawsons Cypress back in the 80's but never used them as I took a 32 year break from making violins. I plan on starting a violin soon and I ...
  Topic: Question for Mr.Darnton
Linden

Replies: 15
Views: 15064

PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:07 pm   Subject: Question for Mr.Darnton
Michael, have you ever used Mediterranean cypress or Lawsons Cypress for violin tops? Mr Fulton made quite a case for it back in the 1980's in an old VSA journal.
  Topic: Thickening hide glue
Linden

Replies: 6
Views: 6781

PostForum: Violin Making and Restoration Forum   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:27 pm   Subject: Thickening hide glue
I remember reading years ago about putting a clove of garlic in the glue pot. I can't remember what it was supposed to do. Does anyone do that or know why one would. Maybe to keep the fungus out ???
  Topic: Authentic or not - Bittner Jacobus Stainer Kladno 1905
Linden

Replies: 1
Views: 23805

PostForum: Violin Classifieds   Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 6:38 pm   Subject: Authentic or not - Bittner Jacobus Stainer Kladno 1905
Hi Richard, go to the Violin Making and Restoration forum and click on the sticky "how to upload photos". It may be of some help.
  Topic: New to the forum
Linden

Replies: 6
Views: 8039

PostForum: Introduction, Rules and Suggestions   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:00 pm   Subject: New to the forum
Hi Don, Thanks for the welcome. As soon as I figure out how to post pictures ( 10 year olds are never around when you need one) I will post some pic's and questions. I need to get set up with FLICKR a ...
  Topic: New to the forum
Linden

Replies: 6
Views: 8039

PostForum: Introduction, Rules and Suggestions   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:55 pm   Subject: New to the forum
Hi Chet, thank you for your welcome also. I will most likely never catch up with you youngsters as far as numbers but watch out for us old guys Laughing
  Topic: New to the forum
Linden

Replies: 6
Views: 8039

PostForum: Introduction, Rules and Suggestions   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:34 pm   Subject: Thank You!
Hi Dave, thanks for the welcome. I am looking forward to starting #7. I have a viola that is about half finished when I stopped years ago that I might go ahead and finish first. Best regards, Linden
  Topic: New to the forum
Linden

Replies: 6
Views: 8039

PostForum: Introduction, Rules and Suggestions   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:43 pm   Subject: New to the forum
Hi Everyone, I am a new guy here but will turn 71 this month. I made my first violin in 1982 and finished 5 more by 1984. Now 31 years later I got the urge to make a few more. The forum has been a gre ...
 
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